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He’s got sharp eyes, good ears and drives mum mad with his mallard drake whistle.
Hunters shot slightly fewer birds and spent less time in the maimai on opening weekend of the game bird season in Otago this year.
The 2022 game bird season gets off to a bang on Saturday, May 7.
That’s a wrap for the mallard season in Otago, which ended on July 11.
Duck and quail shooting is a family affair for the Bonneys of Allanton.
Scouting 20 hours a week has been the key to success so far this duck season, Otago hunter Chris Bell says.
With less than six weeks to go until the game bird season, we welcome our readers of Both Barrels for 2021, the place where we keep you up to date...
Ace game bird chef Phil Hazeldine presiding over a wild game feast.
As the 2018 game bird season draws to a close, many hunters are reflecting on their success, saying it has been the best season they have experienced for a long time.
Otago game bird hunters...don't despair with the end of the mallard season.
Winter has finally arrived in the south with cold temperatures and lots of snow on the hills.
Welcome to this special issue of Both Barrels
Over 4000 Otago duck hunters are excited by the prospects of what could be the best season in years.
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